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Subtract 6/60 from 30/10

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 6/60

30/10 - 6/60 is 29/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    30/10 = 30 × 6/10 × 6 = 180/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    6/60 = 6 × 1/60 × 1 = 6/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/60 - 6/60 = 180 - 6/60 = 174/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/10
  6. In mixed form: 29/10

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